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Album Information

“Led Zeppelin IV” is the fourth studio album from English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in November 1971 through Atlantic Records.

The album contains one of the band’s most popular and successful songs “Stairway to Heaven”.

The album has received many accolades:

  • #24 on “The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made” from Mojo, ranked in 1996
  • A Grammy Hall of Fame Award from the Grammy Awards, received in 1999
  • #2 on “Album of the Millennium” from The Guitar, ranked in 1999
  • #1 on the “100 Greatest Rock Albums Ever” from Classic Rock in 2001
  • #58 on the “500 Greatest Albums Ever” from Rolling Stone in 2020
  • #7 on the “Top 100 Albums of the 1970s” from Pitchfork in 2004
  • On the “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die” list from Robert Dimery in 2005
  • #21 on “100 Best Albums Ever” from Q in 1006
  • #1 on the “100 Greatest British Rock Albums Ever” from Classic Rock in 2006
  • #4 on The Definitive 200: Top 200 Albums of All-Time” from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007
  • #106 on “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time” from NME in 2013